Arsenale and the city, a vital symbiosis being suffocated by Brugnaro

This administration’s decision to give up areas that are so important and strategic for Venice is incomprehensible. The only objective is to use the area as a backdrop for parties, events or fashion shows. By Monica Sambo 17 February 2022 The city is conceding areas of Arsenale instead of giving a future to the city! … More Arsenale and the city, a vital symbiosis being suffocated by Brugnaro

The Mayor’s end of the year Press Conference – the city is in an economic and healthcare crisis, and the only priority is a sports complex. A disaster for Venetians. By Monica Sambo

The Sports Complex: is this really the priority for the city? [Ed. Note: Monica Sambo is a City Councilor in Venice and leader of the local PD. What follows is her reaction to Luigi Brugnaro’s end of the year press conference, where he announced that the European Recovery Funds and “resources saved by the Municipality” … More The Mayor’s end of the year Press Conference – the city is in an economic and healthcare crisis, and the only priority is a sports complex. A disaster for Venetians. By Monica Sambo

Veneto Region allocates 3 million Euro in non-repayable funds to save the master glassmakers of Murano

The Region approves an emergency measure to support the artistic glass manufacturing businesses of Murano, which are suffering from the drastic increase in the cost of natural gas. Councilor Marcato: “A rapid response to their request, for us it was an obligation” 19 November 2021 VENEZIA. “We have made an extraordinary effort at the end … More Veneto Region allocates 3 million Euro in non-repayable funds to save the master glassmakers of Murano

Rialto Market: public assembly Friday on the future of Pescheria and Tribunale – a project for renewal or more speculation in the heart of Venice?

On Friday there will be a public assembly under the Loggia delle Pescherie, called by the Municipality of Venice in concert with Progetto Rialto and the market operators, who are asking for a redevelopment project. The Tribunale building will also soon be empty, raising the specter of tourism speculation placing another public landmark in the … More Rialto Market: public assembly Friday on the future of Pescheria and Tribunale – a project for renewal or more speculation in the heart of Venice?

Venice loses another 700 residents. By summer there will be less than 50,000

The Morelli pharmacy updates the resident counter: every day 2.6 residents leave, with no end to the negative trend   By Manuela Pivato 15 October 2021 VENEZIA. The Venice resident counter at the Morelli pharmacy shows that another seven hundred residents have left Venice in the past nine months, an exodus that is not slowing. … More Venice loses another 700 residents. By summer there will be less than 50,000

Report: “Venice is completely privatized”. From a pearl of culture to a great expanse of real estate for a few

Urbanist Paola Somma, a former professor at IUAV, releases a controversial analysis. The turnaround in the management of spaces over the last twenty years is examined By Enrico Tantucci 8 Oct. 2021 The Analysis Venice is lost. Over twenty years of a systematic selloff of its buildings to private, for-profit entities have gradually emptied it … More Report: “Venice is completely privatized”. From a pearl of culture to a great expanse of real estate for a few

Flashmob by Gruppo 25 Aprile: “SOS Venezia” on white sheets across the city

Flashmob today by activists from the group in symbolic locations of the economic and political institutions: City, Region, former Magistrate of Waters, the ex gasometri and viale San Marco. “A response to yet another postponed decision by UNESCO, which seems to focus only on cruise ships, while there are many more unresolved problems” 22 July … More Flashmob by Gruppo 25 Aprile: “SOS Venezia” on white sheets across the city

Venice is alive, but asks for help. A new book by Calabi for Rialto

Venice is alive, but asks for help. A new book by Calabi for Rialto By Vera Mantengoli 4 June 2021 VENEZIA French publisher Liana Levi, Italian by birth, knows Venice very well. But the last time she visited she was struck by a banner hanging at the Rialto Market. A large white sign with writing … More Venice is alive, but asks for help. A new book by Calabi for Rialto

“The decline in residents concerns the whole Municipality”. A Commission has been called for early May

Councilor Gasparinetti: “We need solutions to keep people from moving away, the demand for homes here is strong”. Venturini: “The ERP call for applications assigned more than 50 homes to those who were entitled”. There has also been a complaint filed with the Corte dei Conti By Antonella Gasparini 13 April, 2021 Mestre and the … More “The decline in residents concerns the whole Municipality”. A Commission has been called for early May

Venice falls below 51 thousand inhabitants: the city is now losing three residents a day

Data from early April published by “Venessia.com”: as of 9 April there were 50,992 residents, and the curve seems to be accelerating By Enrico Tantucci 11 April 2021 VENEZIA. The threshold of 51 thousand has been smashed. Venice continues, with a seemingly inexorable slope, to lose residents, and the statistical data commendably recorded on the … More Venice falls below 51 thousand inhabitants: the city is now losing three residents a day